Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.